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How to Celebrate a Jewish Wedding (Part 2) Posted by on Jul 26, 2017

Chuppah (חוּפָּה) is an essential part of a Jewish wedding. It is so essential that it’s even become a second name for the wedding ceremony. A Jewish couple cannot be brought under the marriage oath without the חוּפָּה. In order to get married, the couple has to stand under this canopy, which consists of a…

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Adi: The Origin of a Common Hebrew Name Posted by on Jul 10, 2017

תַּכְשִׁיט (tach-sheet) )is the common Hebrew word for ‛piece of jewelry’. It refers to any piece of jewelry or other ornament, including bracelet, necklace, earring, ring, brooch, tiara, etc. From the word תַּכְשִׁיט derives other words, like תַּכְשִׁיטָן (jeweler); תַּכְשׁׅיטָנׅית (for a female jeweler); תַּכְשִׁיטָנוּת (manufacture and sale of jewels). The place to buy all…

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